The first table below looks at the demand for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South East region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 134 169 109
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -60
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 112 61 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.22% 0.72% 1.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.81% 2.10% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 29 83
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £313
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +6.55%
Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2943 2910 3044
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.97% 34.33% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1613 1485 1525
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 150 190
Average hourly rate £36.57 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.48% +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £17.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.20 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +23 37 £350 -22.22% 21
Kent +8 19 £250 -28.57% 3
Hampshire -1 18 £325 -5.04% 10
Oxfordshire - 14 £270 - 7
Buckinghamshire -5 7 £350 +3.70% 8
Berkshire -6 7 £400 +60.00% 11
West Sussex -3 4 £281 -28.79% 2
Middlesex - 2 £375 -
Isle of Wight - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 4
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET.

1 234 (100.00%) .NET
2 150 (64.10%) ASP.NET
3 144 (61.54%) SQL Server
4 139 (59.40%) C#
5 135 (57.69%) SQL
6 88 (37.61%) XML
7 85 (36.32%) MVC
8 84 (35.90%) JavaScript
9 79 (33.76%) Windows
10 66 (28.21%) Microsoft
11 61 (26.07%) WCF
12 57 (24.36%) HTML
13 49 (20.94%) Visual Studio
13 49 (20.94%) Finance
14 46 (19.66%) CSS
15 44 (18.80%) Team Foundation Server
15 44 (18.80%) ASP.NET MVC
16 41 (17.52%) jQuery
17 40 (17.09%) T-SQL
18 36 (15.38%) CRM
19 35 (14.96%) SQL Server 2008
19 35 (14.96%) Scrum
19 35 (14.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 34 (14.53%) Workflow
20 34 (14.53%) SharePoint
21 33 (14.10%) XSLT
21 33 (14.10%) Oracle
21 33 (14.10%) Security Cleared
22 32 (13.68%) WF
23 30 (12.82%) VB

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (14.53%) SharePoint
2 17 (7.26%) BizTalk Server
2 17 (7.26%) IIS
3 10 (4.27%) Documentum
4 9 (3.85%) CMS
5 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.43%) DNN
6 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (8.97%) MS Office
2 7 (2.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (10.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.43%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.85%) Intranet
1 2 (0.85%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.43%) DNS
2 1 (0.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 35 (14.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (8.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (8.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (6.41%) Oracle Database
6 14 (5.98%) DTS
7 13 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
8 12 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (4.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (3.85%) MySQL
10 9 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (2.14%) Relational Database
13 4 (1.71%) QlikView
14 3 (1.28%) DB2
14 3 (1.28%) RDBMS
14 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 49 (20.94%) Visual Studio
2 44 (18.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.71%) Subversion
3 4 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.28%) Selenium
5 2 (0.85%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.43%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.43%) MSI
6 1 (0.43%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.43%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.43%) AppScan
6 1 (0.43%) NUnit
6 1 (0.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.43%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.43%) WiX
6 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.43%) Hudson
6 1 (0.43%) SpecFlow
General
1 49 (20.94%) Finance
2 7 (2.99%) Marketing
2 7 (2.99%) Banking
3 6 (2.56%) Retail
3 6 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.14%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.28%) Back Office
6 2 (0.85%) Electronics
7 1 (0.43%) Legal
7 1 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 195 (83.33%) Developer
2 133 (56.84%) .NET Developer
3 91 (38.89%) VB.NET Developer
4 32 (13.68%) ASP.NET Developer
5 27 (11.54%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 20 (8.55%) C# Developer
7 19 (8.12%) Web Developer
7 19 (8.12%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (5.56%) Software Developer
9 12 (5.13%) Analyst
10 11 (4.70%) Consultant
11 10 (4.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (4.27%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.85%) Programmer
12 9 (3.85%) Technical Support
13 7 (2.99%) Support Analyst
13 7 (2.99%) SQL Developer
13 7 (2.99%) .NET Software Developer
14 6 (2.56%) SQL Server Developer
14 6 (2.56%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (100.00%) .NET
2 150 (64.10%) ASP.NET
3 88 (37.61%) XML
4 61 (26.07%) WCF
5 57 (24.36%) HTML
6 46 (19.66%) CSS
7 44 (18.80%) ASP.NET MVC
8 41 (17.52%) jQuery
9 35 (14.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 33 (14.10%) XSLT
11 32 (13.68%) WF
12 26 (11.11%) Web Services
13 18 (7.69%) HTML5
13 18 (7.69%) Ajax
14 17 (7.26%) JSON
15 16 (6.84%) .NET Framework
15 16 (6.84%) WinForms
16 11 (4.70%) REST
17 10 (4.27%) COM+
18 6 (2.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (1.28%) Management Information System
1 3 (1.28%) E-Learning
1 3 (1.28%) SCORM
2 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
2 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
2 2 (0.85%) NHS
2 2 (0.85%) DTV
3 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.43%) EPoS
3 1 (0.43%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (0.43%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 79 (33.76%) Windows
2 10 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (1.71%) Linux
4 3 (1.28%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.85%) UNIX
5 2 (0.85%) Solaris
6 1 (0.43%) Android
6 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (36.32%) MVC
2 36 (15.38%) CRM
3 35 (14.96%) Scrum
4 34 (14.53%) Workflow
5 21 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 13 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 12 (5.13%) OOP
8 11 (4.70%) Release Management
9 10 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (3.85%) Automation Testing
11 8 (3.42%) Web Development
11 8 (3.42%) Test Automation
12 7 (2.99%) Software Engineering
13 6 (2.56%) Web Application Development
13 6 (2.56%) TDD
13 6 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (2.14%) ETL
15 4 (1.71%) User Stories
15 4 (1.71%) OO
Programming Languages
1 139 (59.40%) C#
2 135 (57.69%) SQL
3 84 (35.90%) JavaScript
4 40 (17.09%) T-SQL
5 30 (12.82%) VB
6 20 (8.55%) VB6
7 19 (8.12%) Java
8 11 (4.70%) PL/SQL
9 10 (4.27%) VBScript
10 8 (3.42%) PHP
10 8 (3.42%) C++
11 5 (2.14%) VBA
12 4 (1.71%) C
13 3 (1.28%) Python
14 2 (0.85%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.43%) Delphi
15 1 (0.43%) Perl
15 1 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (14.10%) Security Cleared
2 28 (11.97%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.42%) Degree
4 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.85%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.71%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.85%) SCCM
2 1 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 66 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 33 (14.10%) Oracle
3 7 (2.99%) DevExpress
4 5 (2.14%) Telerik
5 4 (1.71%) IBM
6 3 (1.28%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.85%) Informatica
7 2 (0.85%) SAP
8 1 (0.43%) Cognos
8 1 (0.43%) Sybase
8 1 (0.43%) EMC
8 1 (0.43%) JDA
8 1 (0.43%) Manugistics
8 1 (0.43%) NetApp
8 1 (0.43%) Serena
8 1 (0.43%) VMware
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